Dining for a Cause

Food Industry Do-Gooders Gather Again to Raise Funds for RAICES

Chefs, bartenders, and DJs converge at the Dynasty Room on August 5 to support immigrant family reunification.

08/01/2019 By Rosin Saez

Festival Season

Chong the Nomad Plays the Chinatown–International District Block Party

The C–ID's second block party hosts the up-and-coming musician, along with Prometheus Brown of the Blue Scholars, food trucks, and a bar scavenger hunt.

08/01/2019 By Stefan Milne

SHIFTS & SHAKEUPS

This Week in Restaurant News: Beer-Fueled Expansions and Broadway Rebirths

Six dining developments on our radar this week.

07/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: Cookies in the Central District and a Deli in Lake City

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

05/10/2019 By Philip Kiefer

From Book to Beat

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet Gets Set to Music

On its 10th anniversary, the best-selling novel set in Chinatown–International District finds new life as a musical.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Dining Guide

13 Restaurants in Little Saigon You Can't Miss

Where to find steaming pho, housemade banh mi, even Taiwanese-style desserts.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion With Rosin Saez

Neighborhood in Flux

Little Saigon Is at a Literal and Figurative Crossroads

New housing developments are bringing a flood of residents to the neighborhood.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Next in Line

The Next Generation Puts Its Spin on Iconic C–ID Businesses

At Pho Bac and Uwajimaya, a new generation of business owners carry on their families’ legacies.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Cool & Collectible

5 Places to Shop in Chinatown–International District

Vital neighborhood stores both old and new.

02/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

Presently Preserved

Kobo at Higo Marries Modern-Day Japantown with Its Past

Binko Chiong-Bisbee and John Bisbee reimagined the landmark Higo Variety Store as an art gallery and shop.

02/26/2019 By Rosin Saez

The Future, Illuminated

A Reimagined Louisa Hotel Heralds a New Era in Chinatown

The Woo siblings honor their father's legacy by turning the long-vacant building into apartments.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Lexicon

What to Call the District

In this neighborhood, even the name is complex.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle History

Chinatown–International District Is a Neighborhood of Activism

Brush up on the C–ID's famous faces and names.

02/26/2019 By Allison Williams

Where to Explore

The Wing Luke Is a Museum Without Walls

And it considers its neighborhood one big exhibit.

02/26/2019 By Allison Williams

Comfort Food

One Cook’s Love Affair with Chinatown–International District

Congee with his son. Crab with Tom Douglas. For Herschell Taghap, the C–ID means comfort.

02/26/2019 By Herschell Taghap

Cover Story

New Adventures in the Historic Chinatown–International District

Shop, slurp noodles, and take in the story of Seattle’s most singular neighborhood.

02/26/2019 Edited by Allecia Vermillion Photography by Chona Kasinger Illustrations by Junichi Tsuneoka

Editor's Note

The District

Seattle's storied C–ID, and its reinvention.

02/26/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Midday Matters

Can Mr. Saigon Win Over the Lunch Crowd?

A familiar name in the Chinatown–International District wants to make banh mi a downtown lunchtime essential.

02/14/2019 By Haley Gray

Expansion Mode

Hood Famous Bakeshop Will Open a Cafe and Bar in Early 2019

The new Chinatown–International District location will be an extension of the Ballard bakery with a bigger menu, plus coffee by day and cocktails by night.

10/26/2018 By Rosin Saez

Drinks & Doughnuts

I-Miun Liu Is the Master of Many

This year the prolific entrepreneur resurrected the Dynasty Room and opened Pike/Pine's East Trading Company.

10/23/2018 By Rosin Saez